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If you are looking for a more rewarding job and a wider platform to work on, you’ve come to the right place. We serve customers worldwide and ship product to more than 100 countries. Our global footprint becomes your career road map.

70% of the earth is covered with water. The rest belongs to us. The people of Boart Longyear are focused on driving exploration technology, building relationships with our key customers, and leveraging our unique products and service mix.

One of our key goals lies in creating a consistent customer experience across our entire global platform. Our performance improves as we focus on consistency in training, processes, equipment and delivery in every region, mine site and operating environment.

Now, we just need to get you on the team!


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At Boart Longyear we believe that diversity means complimentary minds working together and when we achieve this, the result is a safer and more efficient place of work for us all. The future of Boart Longyear will be one where we transform our workplace to make our tasks easier, safer and more appealing to a greater number of people. By modifying our workplace and the type of equipment and tools we use, Boart Longyear’s vision is to create an environment that is more attractive to the broader population and welcomes all unique attributes a person possesses.


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Here at Boart Longyear, our people are our greatest asset. We strive to provide competitive benefits packages in every country that we work in. The benefits available in each part of the world can vary based on different laws and regulations. Apply today and we can share with you in greater detail the benefits available to you in your local area.

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Boart Longyear GDS TruTools Digital Technician in North Bay, Ontario

Job Description:

Boart Longyear has been a leading provider of drilling products and services to the global minerals industry for over 130 years. As the industry’s only integrated drilling services and products provider, we combine engineering excellence, global manufacturing facilities and the most experienced drilling services group in the industry.

Our Geological Data Services (GDS) division is focused on redefining the future of mineral exploration through innovative and emerging technologies delivered through industry-leading products and services. These include onsite real-time drilling data and geochemistry.

About the role

As part of our GDS team, this role will hold responsibility for training and supporting our TruTools clients including BLY Drilling Services, third party drilling contractors, and mining clients. This role will be based in North Bay, Ontario, with regional travel required and working hours that will exceed 40 hours per week, as required.

We are looking for a motivated individual with a background in drilling and the use of digital technologies. This could be well suited to a tech savvy driller assistant who has mine site experience and an aptitude for technology.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide regular onsite technical support to customers on the use of our GDS core orientation and survey equipment.

  • Assist in the onboarding of customers onto cloud-based applications and associated troubleshooting to get data reporting to those applications.

  • Calibrate tooling and assist with inventory management.

  • Liaise with customers and assist with technical issues, warranty claims and other ad hoc service issues.

  • Troubleshoot and conduct technical investigations as required to support the resolution of any problems.

  • Conduct product testing with new and existing customer, to assess and improve product performance.

  • Work with key internal and external stakeholders to develop new business, including: identifying new opportunities, coordinating onsite product trials with prospective new customers and input into new product development.

  • Travel regularly within the Northern Ontario region (when able to), including on short notice, in order to fulfil the above responsibilities.

The successful applicant must possess:

  • Diamond Drilling industry experience (minimum of 6 months)

  • Solid understanding of Drilling/ Mining products and experience in the Mining and Exploration drilling processes. Technically proficiently in Boart Longyear Drilling products is desired but not essential

  • Excellent customer service orientation

  • Ability to maintain relationships with key account customers and internal team

  • Excellent communication skills – oral and written

  • Attention to detail and strong initiative

  • Proficient in MS Office suite

  • A current drivers license

  • Ability to travel on a regular basis on short notice

Safety and a zero harm culture is a core part of our business. To ensure the safety of all employees, successful candidates will need to meet the essential requirements of a pre-employment medical.

Why work for Boart Longyear?

Join a global organization who are recognized as a leader in the industry, working within a team who are redefining the future of mineral exploration.

Reporting Relationship

The position reports directly to the TruTools Regional Manager.

Perks, Benefits and Compensation

We know that talented people are attracted to companies with long term success, an amazing culture. We also know you want a company that provides competitive pay, comprehensive benefits and outstanding career advancement opportunities. We offer:

  • Strong compensation plan

  • Competitive Benefit program (Life, Disability, Health & Dental)

  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan

  • Robust Vacation Program

Boart Longyear welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process as per the guidelines of the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we thank all who apply but will only be contacting those selected for an interview. Please apply online at

Auto req ID: 13081BR
Job Code: 370001 Technician 1.10.Hourly
Function: GDS
Region (Business Group): NAM
Country: Canada
State/Province: Ontario
City: North Bay